City of Castlegar launches new website

Castlegar’s online hub has undergone an upgrade in both looks and content.

The City of Castlegar launched its new website Monday.

Castlegar.ca has undergone an upgrade in both looks and content. The website is a virtual one-stop-shop for just about anything related to the city that you can think of.

You can find everything from information on hiking trails and parks to landfill hours and snow removal priorities.

On the financial side, residents can mange their city accounts, view water and sewer rates and apply for homeowner grants.

New items include a search-able bylaw database and a “News” tab.

The news tab displays public notices in a very readable grid pattern with the posting date clearly visible. Current items displayed range from notices for line painting and watering restrictions to Canada Day Celebration information. Three sub-items haven’t yet to be populated with information — Success Stories, Spotlight and City Alert — but look to be good sources of information in the future.

Monthly water quality reports, building permit forms, business license applications, annual reports, budgets and financial plans, master plans, official community plans and cemetery information are some of the other items available.

City council information is available including meeting schedules, agenda packages, minutes and links to contact mayor and council.

Information for visitors includes historical information, arts and culture highlights, maps, parks information and recreation opportunities.

 

Just Posted

RED resort announces new ski lift

Topping lift will add new ski area to resort, reduce bottleneck on Motherload chair

Update: Bodies recovered from Pend d’Oreille River crash

To help support the family, a fundraiser has been set up at Kootenay Savings in Fruitvale

Paramedics union raises alarm over spike in out-of-service ambulances

Staffing shortages affecting service levels in Kootenays

Split council vote changes Castlegar infrastructure levy from five to seven years

Major industry will be seeing a tax increase over the next seven years as well.

South Okanagan-Kootenay MP calls federal budget ‘not bold enough’

Richard Cannings, MP for South OK and Kootenay communities says budget missed the mark

VIDEO: Can you believe it? This B.C. hill pulls cars backwards up a slope

Sir Isaac Newton had clearly never been to this Vernon anomaly when he discovered gravity

Paramedic staff shortage at critical level: B.C. union

A number of units were out of service due to lack of staffing in Lower Mainland, union says

B.C. lottery winner being sued by Surrey co-workers

They claim he owes them $200,000 each, in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver

Fraser Health under fire again for taxiing homeless man from Langley to Hope

Patient sent to Hope shelter because a spot in the man’s home community couldn’t be located

Dead sea lion discovered on Hornby Island shoreline

Reports indicate animal was shot in the head

Celina Caesar-Chavannes quits Liberal caucus, sits as independent MP

The Whitby, Ont., MP has been a vocal supporter of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott

Woman punched on the sidelines of B.C. soccer game

Both involved were watching the U21 game in West Vancouver from the sidelines when things got heated

Catch-up immunization aims to stamp out B.C. measles resurgence

Vaccination records to be checked at B.C. schools next fall

B.C. dairy farmers say federal budget not enough to cut losses from USMCA

Concerns raised over vague details, funding access and impacts on growth

Most Read